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105 South Main Street, Marion, NC
828-652-2000
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Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
"Nice" Local Dinner

Our family lives in Marion. When we are looking for a "nice" dinner but don't want to travel to Morganton or Asheville, Low Country is our go-to restaurant. The owner (who occasionally doubles as the chef) is always friendly to everyone, always. Low Country is a great place to have a drink if you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2014
SummerC89
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Marion, North Carolina
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Milford, Delaware
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I was in Marion recently for a work training. Let me explain that Marion is a small town in the North Carolina mountains. That being said, Low Country was recommended by a local, so we decided to try it. The server was very friendly, as was the owner who stopped by to chat. I tried the fried green tomatoes, which... More 

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Marion, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

great value for the fish. Very tasty. The steaks are real good too. Service is always great. Located on Main Street in Marion, Low Country Dining is conveniently located, has a nice ambiance with brick and wood decor with some art & pictures displayed. It's as appealing as any old fashioned kitchen with delicious food.

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Old Fort, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Low Country has the best dinner venue in this, and surrounding area's. The Chef / Owner makes sure everything is perfect. The staff are courteous, friendly and professional. Menu offers local favorites and features specialties daily. Great bar also.

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Marion, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Our family lives in Marion. When we are looking for a "nice" dinner but don't want to travel to Morganton or Asheville, Low Country is our go-to restaurant. The owner (who occasionally doubles as the chef) is always friendly to everyone, always. Low Country is a great place to have a drink if you are looking for something different that... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We were staying near Marion, and wanted to eat at a local place. This was a really nice one. When one of us was not sure which beer to get, the waitress brought tasting samples of a couple of them. That is good service. The food was good, and the place was full of locals, so we found exactly what... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

First I must start by saying the last reviewer has Low Country confused with Countryside BBQ! Low Country is high end dining, not food that comes out in 5 minutes, and they don't have a front porch with rocking chairs (as soon as I read that I realized they were describing Countryside BBQ). Low Country is on Main Street, and... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I am very impressed with the food and the service .My Husband and I placed our order and our drinks ,well the drinks came our and 5 minutes later her was our food we had also dessert it was really good this food was all one person could eat and the staff was so friendly it was like you had... More 

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Round Lake Beach
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

First and foremost the food - Best rack of lamb I think I have ever had. Bone in ribeye where even at a business dinner everyone picks up the bone and eats it clean. Fresh tomato salad that looks like it is out of a food magazine and tomato pie that is to die for. The appetizers - fries green... More 

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Wadsworth, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Everything on the menu is terrific. The chef is constantly experimenting. The specials are amazing. Call ahead so you can go when the tomato pie is on the menu. Steaks were great. Rack of lamb was outstanding. The Untimate Dessert, pecan pie with banana pudding is to die for.

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Dallas, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The owners were very friendly and helpful. The food was OK, but not as special as we expected. The basic problem is that the food is rather bland.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 South Main Street, Marion, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: 828-652-2000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?